Jonathan Mayo is an MLB.com Draft and prospect expert. He has been a reporter for MLB.com since 1999.
|Jonathan Mayo reports on the Angels in the Fall League, where Taylor Ward and David Fletcher are putting in work.
More»Angels prospects Ward, Fletcher on Fall League play|
|The Arizona Fall League is always a great combination of top prospects living up to hype or advanced billing and under-the-radar types putting themselves more firmly on the map. With more than enough to talk about, this week's Inbox is completely AFL-related.
More» Marcos Molina, RHP, Mets|
|There were some serious middle-infield prospects on display at Sloan Park on Tuesday, and while the Yankees' Gleyber Torres might out-rank the A's Franklin Barreto, 17 to 42, on MLB Pipeline.com's Top 100 list, it was Barreto and his Mesa Solar Sox who came out on top with a 6-3 victory.
More» Franklin Barreto, SS, Athletics|
|It took 14 at-bats, but Tim Tebow collected his first Arizona Fall League hit on Tuesday afternoon.
More»Tebow gets his first hit in the Arizona Fall League|
|Mariners No. 2 prospect Tyler O'Neill ripped a long home run and went 2-for-4 in a Fall League win for Peoria.
More» Tyler O'Neill, OF, Mariners|
|The Tigers instructional league included the organization's top three prospects: Matt Manning, Beau Burrows and Christin Stewart.
More» Matt Manning, RHP, Tigers|
|2016 first-rounder Delvin Perez and 2015 first-rounder Nick Plummer were among the position players at the Cardinals' instructional league camp.
More» Delvin Perez, SS, Cardinals|
|Jonathan Mayo answers questions about the top reliever prospects in the Minor Leagues, whether Carson Fulmer or Carlos Rodon will be the White Sox's No. 2 starter and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
More» Zack Burdi, RHP, White Sox|
|The Giants are back in the playoffs for the fourth time in the last seven years. Each of the previous three times, the club has gone on to win the World Series. This year, San Francisco tops all postseason clubs with 10 draftees on projected Division Series roster.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2016 Giants|
|The Pirates clearly had the old "you can never have too much pitching" adage in their collective heads when making trades during the season, and many of those new faces will be on display at instructs.
More»Callis talks new Pirates prospect Taylor Hearn|
|Here's a look at how Cleveland used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its World Series team.
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2016 Indians|
|A year ago, the Mets turned a tremendous finish to the regular season into a deep postseason run, falling just short of the ultimate goal when they lost the World Series to the Kansas City Royals. They're back for another go at it, albeit not exactly in the way people may have anticipated. A blended use of Draft, trades, free agency and international signings lands N.Y. in postseason again
More»MLB.com looks at the makeup of the 2016 Mets|
|With the 2016 regular-season standing final, the order for the 2017 MLB Draft is set. By finishing with the worst record in baseball, the Twins will have the No. 1 pick in the 2017 Draft. They'll be followed by the Reds, Padres, Rays and Braves.
More»Mayo looks at top high schoolers for 2017 MLB Draft|
|As the 2016 Draft approached, high school outfielder Brandon Marsh's name definitely had some helium, his stock rising as the calendar flipped to June. He ended up going to the Angels in the second round, No. 60 overall. But they've had to wait until now to really get a look at him on the field as an Angel.
More» Brandon Marsh, OF, Angels|
|Jonathan Mayo reports on the Twins' instructional league, from 2016 draftees Akil Baddoo and Ben Rortvedt, to international signee Wander Javier.
More» Ben Rortvedt, C, Twins|
|The Braves instructional league camp officially began last Monday, but there was a group of young players who were deservedly given a few extra days to report to Orlando. That core of young pitchers join international signee Kevin Maitan and more.
More» Kolby Allard, LHP, Braves|
|If you wanted to know what two-thirds of the Phillies outfield might look like come 2019, you needed to head to the Gulf Coast League this summer. If you missed out, the dynamic duo of Mickey Moniak and Jhailyn Ortiz are continuing to get work together during instructional league play.
More» Mickey Moniak, OF, Phillies|
|Jonathan Mayo looks at players who could raise their stocks next year, the Rome Braves' impressive pitching staff and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
More» Franklyn Kilome, RHP, Phillies|
|The D-backs would likely say they could always use more talent behind the plate, but taking a look at their instructional league roster, they do seem to have a bit of an embarrassment of riches at the lower levels of the Minors.
More» D-backs draft C Andrew Yerzy No. 52|
|Jonathan Mayo reports on the Reds' instructional league, which features a pair of big international signings, 2016 draftees and more.
More» Alfredo Rodriguez, SS, Reds|